Federal authorities have had their eye on Vick for weeks, searching his home thoroughly, discovering dog fighting paraphernalia and dog carcasses that Vick says he was unaware of.
The announcement of the indictment puts Vick's football future in doubt and leaves the Atlanta Falcons wondering whether he will be around for the whole season. Can the team fight through the distractions? Will Vick be convicted? Should the team cut ties with the embattled signal-caller?
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